In the Journals

Asthma, COPD linked with increased risk for RA in women

March 30, 2020
Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are each associated with an increased risk for rheumatoid arthritis, independent of smoking and…
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New insights on low-risk TAVR vs. surgery: PARTNER 3 at 2 years

March 29, 2020
In a population of patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis at low surgical risk, TAVR using a balloon-expandable valve compared with surgery…
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Oral anticoagulation alone reduces bleeding after TAVR vs. dual therapy

March 29, 2020
The incidence of serious bleeding after transcatheter aortic valve replacement was lower in patients assigned oral anticoagulation alone compared…
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Apixaban noninferior to dalteparin for cancer-related VTE treatment

March 29, 2020
Treatment of venous thromboembolism with oral apixaban was noninferior to subcutaneous dalteparin, without increasing major bleeding risk, according…
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Renal denervation safely reduces BP in absence of antihypertensive medications

March 29, 2020
Catheter-based renal denervation was superior to a sham procedure for reducing BP in the absence of antihypertensive medications in patients with…
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ISCHEMIA results consistent across subgroups; invasive strategy may be harmful in advanced CKD

March 29, 2020
New analyses of the ISCHEMIA trials of patients with stable ischemic heart disease presented at the virtual American College of Cardiology Scientific…
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UK TAVI: In real-world population, TAVR noninferior to surgery at 1 year

March 29, 2020
In the UK TAVI randomized pragmatic trial of older real-world patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis, those who underwent transcatheter…
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Low-risk TAVR for bicuspid valves yields few adverse events

March 29, 2020
In patients with bicuspid aortic valves at low risk for surgery who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement with a self-expanding valve…
Video

VIDEO: Impact of coronavirus on a private practice in Ohio, part 4

March 29, 2020
Darrell E. White, MD, a private practice owner and anterior segment ophthalmologist in Westlake, Ohio, who also authors The Dry Eye column for…

UCLA, UT Southwestern cancer centers join National Comprehensive Cancer Network

March 29, 2020
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center have become the newest National Comprehensive Cancer…
FDA approvals

FDA approves wrist replacement implant designed by HSS surgeon

March 29, 2020
A new total wrist replacement device has been approved by the FDA, according to a Hospital for Special Surgery release. The device is the product of…
Meeting News

Low-dose colchicine cost-effective in COLCOT trial, over lifetime

March 28, 2020
A cost analysis of findings from the COLCOT trial showed that the addition of low-dose colchicine therapy to standard care after MI resulted in a 69%…
Meeting News

ACC president: Cardiology ‘family’ will persevere through COVID-19 crisis

March 28, 2020
The cardiology profession has responded strongly to previous world crises and will do the same for the COVID-19 pandemic, American College of…
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1 in 3 US cardiologists report burnout: ACC survey

March 28, 2020
Physician burnout is a growing issue in cardiology — especially among women and mid-career cardiologists — despite efforts to alleviate…
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ORION pooled analysis: Inclisiran safely lowers LDL in high-risk patients

March 28, 2020
A pooled analysis of three phase 3 trials assessing inclisiran found that the agent safely lowered LDL in patients with several conditions including…
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‘Genetics is not destiny’: Lifetime CVD risk prediction varies by exposure to elevated LDL, BP

March 28, 2020
Regardless of polygenic risk score for CAD, lifetime risk for CVD varies greatly depending on exposure to elevated LDL and systolic BP, according to…
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Low-dose rivaroxaban reduces risk in PAD post-revascularization

March 28, 2020
In the VOYAGER PAD trial, patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease who underwent lower-extremity revascularization had a lower incidence…
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Genotype-guided antiplatelet therapy strategy shows benefit after PCI

March 28, 2020
While not meeting a performance goal, genetic screening of patients with ACS or stable CAD after PCI to guide antiplatelet therapy choice numerically…
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VICTORIA: Vericiguat reduces events in high-risk HF

March 28, 2020
Vericiguat, a novel oral soluble guanylate cyclase stimulator, reduced the incidence of HF hospitalization or CV death compared with placebo in…
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Veverimer demonstrates benefits in metabolic acidosis for patients with CKD, diabetes

March 28, 2020
For patients with chronic kidney disease and diabetes, veverimer appeared to be an effective treatment for metabolic acidosis, as it improved both…